Temporary work permit

Asked almost 2 years ago - Grand Rapids, MI

I am in the USA as B1/B2 "R" category visa and 6 months to stay. May I extend 6 months stay in I-94 and shall I apply for a temporary work permit?

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  1. Carl Michael Shusterman

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    Answered . You can apply for an extension of status, but you cannot work in the U.S. in B-1 or B-2 status.

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    (213) 394-4554 x0 Mr. Shusterman is a former INS Trial Attorney (1976-82) with over 35 years of immigration... more
  2. Russell Reid Abrutyn

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    Answered . Some B1s can obtain employment authorization in the U.S., depending on the basis for the status. Others can engage in limited work-like activities. It depends on the basis of your status.

    The answer above is only general in nature and cannot be construed as legal advice, given that not enough facts... more
  3. Samuel Patrick Ouya Maina

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    Answered . I agree with my colleague

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